Victoria Falls Rest Camp
This is the old municipal resort and still one of the best places in Vic Falls. It’s pretty much in the middle of town, but fenced in and there’s security. It’s a short walk to the shops and also to the waterfall. There’s a pool and a decent restaurant.
Camping is pricy. A stand with an electrical point costs US$16 (R222) per adult and US$12 (R166) per child, plus US$9 (R125) per car. Or stay in a permanently erected dome tent with beds, from US$40 (R554) per night for two people. Twin-sleeper chalet from US$46 (R637) per night; four-sleeper chalet from US$86 (R1 191). Four-sleeper self-catering house from US$161 (R2 231) per night. Prices are higher during certain peak holiday times. GPS: S17.92533 E25.83775 Contact: 00 263 13 40509;
Lorrie’s Bed and Breakfast
Lush gardens are a feature of Vic Falls because of the subtropical climate. The garden at Lorrie’s is one of the best – there’s also a pool. Foursleeper room from US$200 (R2 771); twin-sleeper from US$68 (R945) per person. Both rates include breakfast. Air conditioning costs US$10 (R139) extra per room per night. GPS: S17.92488 E25.82331 Contact: 00 263 712 406 584 (Lorrie/Clive);